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Exe Valley Way: Variant to Exe Head


14 km / 9 miles
This additional section links Withypool to the source of the Exe to make a 'source to sea’ route using the Two Moors Way, north, to Simonsbath, then following the TMW waymarkers for about another 3km/2miles high up on to the moor to Exe Head. Exe Head is the source of the River Exe, an area of marshy ground high up on Dure Down.


Path Type: Other Paths
Waymark: Two Moors Way waymarking only
Attributes: Challenging
Start: SS845354 - Withypool, Somerset View on StreetMap
Finish: SS751415 - Exe Head, Somerset View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Explore Devon - Exe Valley Way

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External download Exe Valley Way  (Explore Devon  - 2012 ) Download


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 180, 181
OS Landranger Active 180, 181
OS Explorer 9
OS Explorer Active 9

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Route Profile:

14.1 km (8.8 miles)
446 m (1,463 ft) ascent
475 m (1,558 ft)  maximum height

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